close Glycanaid HA Dog Joint Supplement by Topdog
close Glycanaid HA Dog Joint Supplement by Topdog

Recommended Supplement
E-mail Facebook Twitter View Youtube Channel RSS

Archive | Owner Experiences

RSS feed for this section
CCL Injury and Repair

Bilateral ACL Injury – Jasmine

Jasmine’s Bilateral ACL Injury By Jana Rade When Jasmine started limping in the summer of 2008 we didn’t think too much of it. It wasn’t the first time it happened and it wasn’t the worst either. Jasmine had injured her hind legs three times before and, each time, after an exam and x-rays, we were […]

Read full story Comments { 7 }
Lab Dog Knee Ligament

TPLO Ligament Surgery – Taylor

Our 3 1/2 year old yellow lab has had hind lameness after exercise for several months now. We tried rest and anti inflammatory meds for 3 weeks with no results, so finally had her examined and x-rayed. She was diagnosed with a torn CCL, with some arthritis in her affected knee. It was a very […]

Read full story Comments { 3 }
Dog Knee Injury CCL

CCL Repair Forum for Dogs

Have a question related to TPLO surgery, or want a recommendation for a veterinarian performing the Tightrope procedure in your area? Want to know what the best dog knee brace available is? Don’t be shy… Post on our NEW Dog Knee Injury Forum! In response to the high volume of comments a lot of the […]

Read full story Comments { 4 }
Dog Knee Surgery for Huskies

Tightrope Surgery Complications – Husky

The following was submitted by an owner whose dog had a failed Tightrope CCL repair procedure: Our ten year old Husky, about 75 lbs. went lame in her back leg after repeatedly climbing our new chain-link fence and chasing neighborhood cats. Our vet recommended the new tightrope surgery to repair her torn CCL as less […]

Read full story Comments { 13 }
CIMG0812

CM & Limited Activity – Emma

Emma Lynn is my is a 4.5 year old Pit. She is about 45 pounds and very active. A year ago last Christmas she stopped using her right rear leg. We took her to the vet where she was sedated and tested positive for the drawer sign. (A positive drawer sign test is an indication […]

Read full story Comments { 3 }
Ben 2 weeks

TTA Surgery, 2 Weeks Post Op – Ben

2 Week Update Ben is doing extremely well at 2 weeks. Day 2 Ben is feeling much better. On our walk, he actually lifted his good leg and stood on his leg with the surgery to go pee. Never thought I would be excited watching a dog pee, but that was amazing.. Days 3-4 Ben […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Torn Dog Knee Ligament

Conservative Management for CCL Tear – Beau

About 2-3 weeks ago I noticed my 9 yr old golden retriever, Beau wasn’t using his left hind leg. He wouldn’t move and stopped eating(which is weird because he is very food motivated). At first i thought it was his hip dyplasia acting up, but those episodes normally only last for a few days. As […]

Read full story Comments { 2 }
Incision site for canine procedure

TTA Surgery and CM – Ben’s Story

Injury Date: 12/2008 Ben’s Story: Ben is a 4 year old Standard Schnauzer. We believe he suffered a partial tear in his Left CCL in December 2008. We didn’t give CM (Conservative Management) a chance until about July 2009, when he was diagnosed with a CCL tear. Prior to that, it only appeared to be […]

Read full story Comments { 3 }
Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy

TPLO, 2 Days Post Op – Potato

Injury Date: 04/14/10 Potato’s Story: Potato tore her knee muscle in winter. I had insurance, but because she was limping prior to a minor sprain, they didn’t cover it. I couldn’t stand seeing her limping around anymore so i paid the $3000 for the kind of surgery where they cut the bone so the leg […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Stifle Braces for Dogs

Dog Knee Brace from Orthopets

A reader of Dog Knee Injury has graciously offered to share her dog Fargo’s story and share their experiences with Conservative Management. When Fargo’s owner first contacted me in February, 2010 she wrote: “Our 11-year old yellow lab, Fargo, tore his ACL on February 4, 2010. I called the vet and he asked, “Did he […]

Read full story Comments { 16 }